London Mayor Plans Commission To Study Cannabis Decriminalization

London Mayor Sadiq Khan will form a commission to study the potential of decriminalization of cannabis if he is re-elected next month, according to media reports from the United Kingdom. Khan was expected to unveil the proposal to study the health, economic, and criminal justice benefits of cannabis decriminalization on…

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Get Paid to Study Cannabis! $20,000 Scholarship Announced

Yep, you read that right: you can now get paid to study cannabis! Cannatech healthcare company Veriheal just announced a $ 20,000 Innovation in Cannabis scholarship for students pursuing cannabis degrees.  The scholarship first launched in 2020, but last year only gave out $ 10,000 in scholarship awards. This year,…

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New Study Confirms that Cannabis Users Are Not Lazy Stoners After All

The age-old stereotype of the lazy stoner simply isn’t true anymore. The reefer madness-fueled cliché of stoners being couch potatoes, eating chips and watching television for hours was once what everyone thought of people who enjoyed smoking pot. But with the medicinal benefits of cannabis becoming more widespread, and as…

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Study Shows Alcohol Impacts Cortical Thickness in Young Adults, Cannabis Does Not

A new study refutes what many claim is a danger of legal cannabis, as the findings showed that, while alcohol can have an impact on cortical thickness in younger users, cannabis does not.  The study, titled “The effects of alcohol and cannabis use on the cortical thickness of cognitive control…

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Study Finds No Evidence Legal Medical Cannabis Increases Youth Marijuana Use

A study of data from across the country has found no evidence that the legalization of medical cannabis and the establishment of dispensaries encourages marijuana use by young people. The study, “Medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and dispensary provisions not associated with higher odds of adolescent or heavy marijuana use: A…

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Study Shows Cannabinoids May Help With Pathological Tremors

A new study from the Department of Neuroscience at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, published in Nature Neuroscience and titled “Spinal astroglial cannabinoid receptors control pathological tremor,” shows how cannabis could help those who suffer from pathological tremors.  According to the study, cannabinoids…

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Veteran turns to medical marijuana for help with PTSD, pot sales to fund clinical study

The state of Michigan is reporting million in marijuana taxes and licensing with some of that money funding a clinical trial on how marijuana might help veterans suffering from PTSD. Reporter Doug Reardon has the story of the impact it had on one veteran. Video Rating: / 5

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